Keynote Speakers

June 3 - 7, 2019 | Makuhari Messe International Convention Hall | Chiba, Japan

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Keynote Speakers




Monday, 3 June 2019


TAPPI Nano Conference Welcome 

Dr. Emily Cranston, University of British Columbia, Canada and Nano Division Vice Chair



TAPPI Nano Keynote Speaker 





Mr. Kazufumi Yamasaki, Executive Vice President, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd., Japan






Overview of Canada





Dr. Emily Cranston, University of British Columbia, Canada



Overview of Europe

Dr. Heli Kangas, Research Team Leader, Project Manager Biomass Processing and Products, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.


Overview of U.S.

Dr. Alan Rudie, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, USA

Overview of China

Professor Dr. Yong Huang, Technical Institute of Physics and Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Overview of Japan

Professor Akira Isogai, University of Tokyo, Japan